Steve Cadman/flickr

For all of your hipster mix tape needs.

Remember the days of wooing your pimple-faced high school crush with a mix tape? You agonized over the song selection and scribbled the track names with a permanent marker. The recipient had tangible—and quite possibly embarrassing—evidence of your sweaty-palmed affection. He or she could hold onto it and spend hours wondering which of Savage Garden’s lyrics really revealed the depths of your infatuation.

Now you can rekindle that feeling of being a frustrated, lovelorn teen proud of your taste in music. Thanks to Vinylify, a DIY record-making outfit from Amsterdam, you can amp up the hipster quotient by committing your feelings to vinyl.

Vinylify

Upload the MP3 or WAV tracks of your choice, customize the cover art, then dust off your turntable before your 10-inch record arrives within four weeks.

Each record can accommodate 20 minutes of music and costs €50. It’s a steep price, especially when you could just send your beloved a link to some music videos on YouTube. But if you’re looking for a cool, grand gesture, this old-school gift might fit the bill.

Custom record, €50 at Vinylify.

[H/T: Uncrate]

About the Author

Most Popular

  1. a photo of Zurich, Switzerland
    Life

    Death to Livability!

    What does it really mean when certain kinds of cities keep getting ranked as the world’s “most livable”?

  2. A photo of Donald Trump in the Oval Office, with HUD Secretary Ben Carson.
    Equity

    Don’t Call Trump’s Housing Order a YIMBY Plan

    The president just signed an executive order calling for states and cities to pursue zoning reform. But affordable housing advocates aren’t celebrating.

  3. A rendering of Quayside, the waterfront development now being planned for Toronto.
    Solutions

    A Big Master Plan for Google's Growing Smart City

    Google sibling company Sidewalk Labs has revealed its master plan for the controversial Quayside waterfront development—and it’s a lot bigger.

  4. Design

    Revisiting Pittsburgh’s Era of Big Plans

    A conversation with the trio of authors behind a new book about the Steel City’s mid-20th-century transformation.

  5. a photo of a highway
    Transportation

    Americans Are Spending Billions on Bad Highway Expansions

    PIRG’s annual list of “highway boondoggles” includes nine transportation projects that will cost a total of $25 billion while driving up emissions.

×